Christina Hayden Rush

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate Fontan peri-operative outcomes for 771 consecutive patients. BACKGROUND Since the initial description by Fontan, mortality associated with the Fontan operation has declined substantially. However, postoperative effusions remain a significant challenge. Effusions are a key determinant of postoperative(More)
Infants with shunt-dependent single-ventricle (SV) physiology are at risk for poor weight gain before superior cavopulmonary connection (SCPC). Lower weight-for-age z-score is a risk factor for prolonged length of stay (LOS) after SCPC. We sought to characterize infant growth and feeding and determine the effect of method of feeding on outcomes. Chart(More)
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